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Armadale House

Armadale House

Our Centre is rated 'Exceeding' National Quality Standards

Operating over 5 classrooms all on ground level, each sunlit classroom has direct access to lovely, natural outdoor areas.

Our children are given the opportunity to play outdoors in large yards designated to each age group. We also have a community garden and chickens that all children have the opportunity to engage with. 

Our centre is located on the grounds of Armadale House, which has a significant history. In 1876, James Munro built Armadale House as his private residence. Munro was a prominent business man and later became the Premier of Victoria during the land boom of the 1880’s.  Armadale House was named after Munro’s Scottish birthplace.  The suburb Armadale was later named after Armadale House.

At Explorers, we like to give our children EXTRA! That’s why our Extras Program has been created to enhance the children’s experience and provide opportunities for learning in specialised areas. All children are welcome to participate in this program at no additional cost.

These programs include Gardening & Sustainability, Creative Arts, Music & Movement, French and Speech Therapy. 

Download our class timetable here. 

Our child initiated, play based program stimulates children’s learning, exploration and social connections.

The Armadale 4 year old Kindergarten program is taught by our Kindergarten teacher, Teresa, who holds a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Education (Student Wellbeing).

The 3 year old program is taught by Stephanie who holds a Bachelor of Education. 

Both Kindergarten programs use a play based approach that emphasises learning through exploration and investigation. The program encourages children to be creative in all areas, whether it is problem solving or the expressive arts. It also encourages lateral thinking and positive social interactions.

Our program runs for extended hours – from 8am until 5.30pm.

Please park on Munro Street and enter through the yellow gate.

  • Racquel Cranna

    Both my daughters have recently started at Explorers - Armadale House and we couldn't be happier! The support and care... read more

    Kristina Keaney

    If you want the absolute best for your child, look no further. The calibre of the teachers; the beautiful, calm... read more

    Lisa Younger

    Explorers at Armadale is a fantastic Early Learning Centre. My daughter loves her days at Explorers. The Educators are passionate,... read more

  • Gemma White

    A beatutiful, natural environment and wonderful, dedicated educators. I am happy to drop my bubs off here every time as... read more

    Rob Patrick

    Not only are the staff incredibly caring and lovely, they put so much effort into making creative and stimulating areas... read more

    Carly May

    I am so at peace leaving my son at Explorers Early Learning while I go to work. I just know... read more

  • miss pooja

    Healthy environment for kids very friendly staff ,age appropriate respectful environment for children , very inspire to center's philosophy 🤗☺

    Billy Bob

    A beautiful, engaging, inspiring and child-centered environment that both my children love attending and thrive at.

Reggio Emilia inspired early learning

Chef prepared tasty & nutritious meals

Art, Gardening, Music, French & Speech Therapy

Connections with nature & sustainability

Beautiful indoor & outdoor environments

Nurturing & passionate educators

A sense of wellbeing & belonging

Care & kinder from six weeks to school age